Leave-behind meaning

(idiomatic) To abandon.

We left behind our luggage at the hotel.

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(idiomatic) To forget about.

We (accidentally) left behind our bags at the airport.

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Used other than as an idiom: see leave,‎ behind.
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(idiomatic) To not live longer than; to be survived by.

Mrs Johnston died at thirty, and left behind three young daughters.

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(idiomatic) To leave (a trace of something).

The wound I got in my car accident left behind a massive scar.

Unfortunately, this cleaning product leaves behind a noticeable residue.

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(idiomatic) To outdo; to progress faster than (someone or something else).

This product leaves behind all its competitors in the market.

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To pass.

As soon as we made our way onto the highway, we left the skyscrapers behind us.

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Origin of leave-behind